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Local Colleges Get Money to Fix Up Your Home

Called the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Program and referred to as Program #14.520 in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, this program assists Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) expand their role and effectiveness in addressing community development needs in their localities, including neighborhood revitalization, housing, and economic development consistent with the purposes of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. The HBCU program also encourages greater citizen participation in the local/neighborhood planning process and, ultimately, in development of their localities’ and States’ Consolidated Plan for submission to HUD. Contact: Ophelia Wilson, Office of University Partnerships, Office of Policy Development and Research, Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410. Telephone: (202) 708-3061, extension 4390. FAX (202) 708-0309.

Visit: OPHELIA_WILSON@hud.gov

Local Colleges Get Money to Fix Up Your Home

Called the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Program and referred to as Program #14.520 in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, this program assists Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) expand their role and effectiveness in addressing community development needs in their localities, including neighborhood revitalization, housing, and economic development consistent with the purposes of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. The HBCU program also encourages greater citizen participation in the local/neighborhood planning process and, ultimately, in development of their localities’ and States’ Consolidated Plan for submission to HUD. Contact: Ophelia Wilson, Office of University Partnerships, Office of Policy Development and Research, Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410. Telephone: (202) 708-3061, extension 4390. FAX (202) 708-0309.

Visit: OPHELIA_WILSON@hud.gov

Grants to Women-Owned Businesses for DOT Contracts

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Help in Obtaining Federal Contracts for Small Businesses

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10000 Grant to Fix Up a Home And Make it Healthier

Called the Health Homes Demonstration Grants and referred to as Program #14.901 in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, this program is designed to develop, demonstrate, and promote cost-effective, preventive measures to correct multiple safety and health hazards in the home environment that produce serious diseases and injuries in children of low-income families. HUD is interested in reducing health threats to the maximum number of residents, especially children, in a cost efficient manner. Healthy Homes Demonstration grants are intended to serve a broad array of beneficiaries including homeowners, rental property owners, and public housing residents. For information on where these programs are available in your area contact Ms. Ellen Taylor, Director, Healthy Homes Program, Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control, 451 Seventh Street, SW, Room P3206, Washington, DC 20410, 202-755-1785, extension 116

Visit: Ellen_R._Taylor@hud.gov

Fortunes Are Made In HUD Foreclosed Property

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development sometimes needs to sell multifamily housing projects that are owned by the Department or are subject to a mortgage held by the Department. The property can also be sold with a grant for the rehabilitation of the property if the new owners meet certain requirements. See Program #14.199 Multifamily Property Disposition at Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Housing, Multifamily Housing Programs, Office of Asset Management, Room 6160, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; 202-708-0614, extension 2680

Visit: www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/mfh/progdesc/progdesc.cfm.